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America's worst environmental nightmare far from over
Washington, July 16 (IANS) The gushing oil from BP's ruptured well in the Gulf of Mexico may have stopped for now, but America's worst environmental disaster caused by the April 20 blowout on the rig is far from over.

Friday, July 16, 2010 11:46:10 AM

Lindsay Lohan checks into rehab
New York, July 16 (IANS) Hollywood actress Lindsay Lohan has checked into rehab, a week before she is due to start her jail term.

Friday, July 16, 2010 11:42:59 AM

Panamanian court frees jailed reporter
Panama City, July 16 (IANS/EFE) Veteran Panamanian journalist Carlos Nunez was released from jail after spending 19 days behind bars for libel based on an article he wrote 12 years ago about a polluted river in the western province of Chiriqui.

Friday, July 16, 2010 11:39:48 AM

Argentina legalises same-sex marriage
Buenos Aires, July 16 (IANS/EFE) Argentina became the first Latin American country to legalise same-sex marriage following a historic vote in the Senate that laid bare the country's deep political and social divisions.

Friday, July 16, 2010 11:39:38 AM

Army finds mass graves in Mexico
Monterrey (Mexico), July 16 (IANS/EFE) Army troops found five mass graves, barrels containing bones and other human remains at an automotive junkyard outside Monterrey, the capital of the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, and arrested a suspect, the Defense Secretariat said.

Friday, July 16, 2010 11:33:22 AM

A fan who realised Ingmar Bergman's dream
Faro Island (Sweden), July 16 (IANS) Here in Faro Island, jostling alongside summer tourists are fans of the great director Ingmar Bergman from across the world on a pilgrimage of sorts. They go around visiting various sites where Bergman lived and shot many of his films.

Friday, July 16, 2010 11:09:05 AM

US welcomes India-Pakistan dialogue
Washington, July 16 (IANS) The India-Pakistan peace talks in Islamabad ended without making much headway, but the US welcomed the dialogue to address and resolve 'issues of interest to them and of consequence in the region'.

Friday, July 16, 2010 10:38:22 AM

Russian president sparks Twitter rush among his officials
Moscow, July 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) More than 25 senior Russian officials have followed the president and opened accounts on the micro blogging site Twitter.

Friday, July 16, 2010 9:42:52 AM

Two Indian brothers killed in US plane crash
Washington, July 16 (IANS) US federal investigators are trying to find the cause of a plane crash in Texas that killed two brothers from Bangalore, India and a friend.

Friday, July 16, 2010 9:37:41 AM

Microsoft co-founder to donate fortune to charity
San Francisco, July 16 (DPA) Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has pledged to donate the majority of his $13.5 billion fortune to charity.

Friday, July 16, 2010 8:28:18 AM

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